National Glass Centre

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Liberty Way
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 0191 515 5555

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National Glass Centre

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS


  • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Bronze North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Bronze 2014




  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loops in pod conference room and education room.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print and braille information and signage.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Restaurant catering for 100 people, serving full meals and snacks throughout the day. Special group discount packages available.
  • Picnic Site

Languages spoken

  • Polish spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2 hours to 1/2 a day
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - Meal packages
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Five different rooms of various sizes can accomodate groups up to 250 people.
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun - Workshops held regularly, please contact reception for a What's on Guide
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted - 5 meeting rooms available which can hold between 1 and 250 people.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Access Information

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North: Depart Tyne Tunnel and follow A19 to Sunderland for approximately 4 miles. Take A1231 Sunderland/Gateshead exit and turn left at the roundabout (A1231) Sunderland.

From South: Join A19 North and take A1231 Sunderland/Gateshead exit. Turn left at the roundabout (A1231 Sunderland).

Follow the brown directional signs to the National Glass Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Metro: Nearest station is St Peters or Sunderland Station.

Cycle: The National Glass Centre is part of the C2C Cycle Route and the Coast to Coast Cycle Trail from Whitehaven, Cumbria to Roker in Sunderland.

By Train: Regular services operate between Sunderland and Newcastle every 30 minutes. Travelling from the east coast mainline (Darlington, Leeds and London) is via Newcastle. There is a direct rail link to Sunderland from Middlesbrough every hour.

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